March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Archbold Man Allegedly Steals From Elderly Woman

Keith A. Pedigo, 27, rural Archbold, has been indicted by a Williams County Grand Jury for allegedly bilking an elderly woman out of thousands from her social security checks. More...

Egg Hunts Scheduled

Easter egg hunts will be held in Archbold, Pettisville, and Ridgeville Corners over the next few weeks. At Archbold, the hunt is at 10 am, Saturday, April 4, at Ruihley Park. It is preceded by “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” at 9 am. More...

Special Sections

Obituaries

Keith Clyde Anderson

Keith Clyde Anderson, 75, of Pettisville, passed away March 21, 2015, at the University of Toledo Medical Center after a short battle with leukemia. Keith was born in Marion, Ohio, on Nov. 9, 1939, to Kenyon and Willelah Anderson. More...

Public Record

Question Person About Green Leafy Substance

An Archbold police officer questioned a person about the smell of marijuana coming from a local residence, Sunday, March 15. An officer went to a home in the 400 block of S. Lincoln St. More...

Beck Insurance Reports Garbage Problem

Police are investigating a case of unwanted trash placed in a local firm’s container. More...

Grand Jury Indicts 10

Scott Haselman, Fulton County prosecuting attorney, said Timothy L. Lange, 52, and Vincent P. Rabe, 48, rural Archbold, were among the 10 persons indicted by the Fulton County Grand Jury, Monday, March 16. More...

Sports

Five Return For AHS Baseball

“We have a lot of big shoes to fill, but we have a hardworking group,” said Dick Selgo, AHS head baseball coach. More...

AHS Track Ready For Spring

Mother Nature is still causing us a little grief in Northwest Ohio, but the sun is shining, and with that the Archbold track team is ready to spring into action. More...

Archbold Softball Welcomes Back Six

Joe Frank, Archbold head softball coach, welcomes back six letterwinners from last year’s squad that finished 25-2 and claimed a Northwest Ohio Athletic League title with an 8-0 mark before falling in the district championship game. More...

Religion

News from the Pew & Pulpit

Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson and worship choir, music; Sarah Kinsman and worship team, offertory. Time of testimony and praise. Message, “The Passion Through Peter’s Eyes: Helpless,” Jesse Kahler. Lockport Mennonite More...

Archbold, Pettisville Schools Hold Band Exchange

Middle school students from Archbold and Pettisville held their second annual Junior High Band Exchange Day, Monday, March 23. More...

Organizations

Senior Center More...

Breaking News - 11:44 PM

Wayne Trace Falls In State Semifinal - Free Access

Columbus Harvest Prep 63, Wayne Trace 53

Almost 8,000 fans were in attendance as Columbus Harvest Prep defeated Northwest Ohio's Wayne Trace 63-53, Thursday, March 26, in a Division IV boys basketball state semifinal in Columbus.Harvest Prep pulled away in the final four minutes after the s More...

Police Respond With Guns Drawn To Alleged Robbery At Rupp Furniture, March 17

Archbold police followed proper procedure when they responded to a robbery call with guns drawn, said Joe Wyse, Archbold police chief. More...

Local Firm Is Low Bidder To Demolish Red Cross Drug Store

D&R Demolition & Removal, rural Archbold, is the low bidder to demolish the former Red Cross Drug Store building. More...

Quiz Tournament Held Friday

Students from four Fulton County middle schools participated in the Fulton County Junior High Quiz Tournament, Friday, March 20, at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center. More...

News

Cafeterias In Archbold Schools Have Turned Around, Rex Tells Board

Starting two years ago, the Archbold School District cafeterias were struggling. More...

Concentration

Junior High Quiz Bowl competitors concentrate during the matches Friday, March 20. From top: Dalton Myers, Joel Flory, Pettisville; Natalie Roth, Archbold.– photos by David Pugh More...

Concern Expressed About Keeping Young People Here

There is a “mass exodus” of young people from Northwest Ohio. They are leaving their hometowns and moving to metropolitan areas and universities. More...

People

Grisier, Turnbull To Wed April 18

Gwendolyn Grisier, Archbold, and Thomas and Lisa Turnbull, Bryan, announce the engagement of their children, Emily Grisier, Archbold, and Caleb Turnbull, West Unity. More...

Shorts Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Calvin and Marjorie Short, Archbold, are observing their 70th wedding anniversary. Calvin Short and Marjorie Nofziger were married April 1, 1945, near Wauseon at the home of Marjorie’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. William B. Nofziger. More...

Honor Students

McCaylen Croninger, Tanner Wyse, Tyson Dietrich, and Megan Gerig, Archbold, and Audra Klopfenstein, Pettisville, were named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Huntington (Ind.) University. More...

Opinion

Kruse Sets An Example

Men and women who reach high places in their fields of endeavor seem to be somehow superhuman or on a loftier plane than the rest. Yet, many come from the same humble beginnings as the rest of us. More...

Golden Notes Of Archbold's Memorable Past

Ten Years Ago Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2005 Thomas Lyberg, pastor of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, led clergy and lay people in the procession of the cross through the historic district on Good Friday. More...

Sunshine Week Is A Reminder That Government Belongs To Us

Almost everyone knows about Groundhog Day on Feb. 2. Far fewer know what comes about six weeks later, whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow: Sunshine Week. To be fair, Phil has been around a lot longer. More...